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Part of my job – and this is actually a part that I enjoy – is educating clients. Dream clients are few and far between, and they only become that way after they have worked with […]

Are you ready for Christmas?

I know, it’s not even November yet and I’m already dreaming of Christmas. It’s the same thing you hear every year – “Christmas comes earlier every year!” or “I can’t believe the shops are already […]

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Do something every day

I read somewhere that doing something every day, even if it isn’t much, is better than doing nothing. So since I want to pursue illustration as a viable complement to my design work, I’ve decided […]

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Never waste an opportunity

A few weeks ago, I was approached by a band from the UK to create an illustration for a t-shirt they want to produce (pics later!). The first illustration I made was of a willow […]

An expert in any field is a success

Source: IMDB.com I came across this quote some time ago, and I don’t think there was a source mentioned. If I remember correctly, I found it from amongst a bunch of motivational signs wartime factories […]

How To Work With Designers

When I first read the title, I thought, why do I need to know this? I know how how we designers (in general) think and how to talk to them, but I persevered. And it […]

Jobseeker’s tip: Be everywhere

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been uploading my work to various design networks such as Coroflot, Behance and Dribbble. Obviously, as I was maturing as a designer, no one ever took […]

You’re never too old to learn…

… if you’re willing to learn. My favourite takeout from this article? Smaller companies are 10 times better for learning. Be generous with your time and money–it has an amazingly fast payback. 8 SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS […]